26th May 2021
Shednesday ABC

Shednesday: Audi A2 to BMW Z3

Getting to grips with Shednesday is as easy as learning your A, B, C. Which is why Ben Carter has gone full alphabet for you.
28th April 2021
1984 Nissan Sunny B122 pick-up

Shednesday: From Talbot and Nissan to Daihatsu and beyond

Not content with breaking the internet with his weekly Shednesday feature, Ben Carter introduces Spendsday. It's Shednedsay, but more costly.
10th November 2020
Daihatsu Sirion for sale

This Daihatsu Sirion is a wheel trim away from perfection

There's a Daihatsu Sirion for sale on Auto Trader. It's next owner will probably be its last, which is why PetrolBlog wants to spend the winter months in it
14th April 2020
Daihatsu Move

Remember when Daihatsu outgunned Audi?

In the year 2000, Daihatsu offered no fewer than eight different model lines in the UK, including the Move, Grand Move, Sirion and Fourtrak.
9th April 2020
Daihatsu Basket concept

The Daihatsu Basket was a Japanese Mehari for veggies

Thoughts about the removable basket in the Nissan Almera Tino soon turned to memories of the Daihatsu Basket concept of 2009. See you on the veggie plot.
28th April 2017
Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

PETROLBLOG dons its rose-tinted spectacles to pose the unlikely question: is the Daihatsu Charade XTE the best car in the world? Well, is it?
7th August 2014
Whatever happened to the Daihatsu Applause?

Whatever happened to the Daihatsu Applause?

With only 16 cars left on the road, the Daihatsu Applause is close to extinction in the UK. Time to save the car that put two fingers up at the Shatchback?
3rd August 2011
PetrolBlog Daihatsu Charade

A game of Daihatsu Charades

PetrolBlog reminisces about the Daihatsu Charade XTE and starts a campaign to buy one before they all disappear.
23rd March 2011
Real World Reviews Daihatsu Charade GTti

Real World Reviews: Daihatsu Charade GTti

In the third PetrolBlog Real World Reviews, Simon Ford (@sf4d74) remembers his old Daihatsu Charade GTti.
4th May 2010
Daihatsu Charade Avanzato

Cuore Avanzato: modern life in fun size

PetrolBlog has bought a Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato. It's proof that the biggest present underneath the Christmas tree isn't always the best.
28th March 2010
The biggest name in small cars: Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato

Daihatsu Avanzato: The biggest name in small cars

PetrolBlog travels to London to buy a Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato TR-XX R4. Here's the story so far, including a report from the journey home.